July 16, 2009
5 Ways to Cheaper, Cleaner Energy at Home
Deal of the Day by Sarah Morgan
Your first step should be to make your home as energy efficient as possible, particularly if you’re planning to invest in an energy-generating system. “If you’re not changing your consumption, the investment is going into the wrong place,” says Bomee Jung, a spokeswoman for GreenHomeNYC, a volunteer organization that connects building owners with green building services and materials firms. The Department of Energy’s Energy Savers web site provides information on how to reduce your electricity use – the easiest and most cost-effective way to go green.